Real-time news reporter

The State, Columbia, South Carolina

Date Posted October 01, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The State in Columbia, S.C., is looking for an ambitious, high-energy Real-Time News Reporter to deliver quick-turn stories on interesting news and cultural phenomena from across the state and region. 


The Real-Time Reporter will be responsible for writing, compiling and/or producing stories and posts on regional flashpoints -- from BBQ to beach erosion to Confederate monuments -- with a focus on stories that are going to drive the social and cultural conversations around the state.

This reporter will be based in Columbia, S.C., and will work on the McClatchy’s NC/SC Real-Time Team, which includes an NC-based editor and reporters posted in newsrooms throughout the Carolinas. The reporter will also coordinate with site editors at The State. The Carolinas team works as part of the McClatchy Real-Time Team, with editors and reporters across the company.  


The most compelling candidates will have:

Education: College degree required.

Personal Attributes: Energy, flexibility, and online smarts. The ability to monitor a vast amount of information for a wide audience, matched with discerning judgment about what to pursue. The ability to execute both quickly and well, with creativity.

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